Accessing secure chart repositories
Chart repositories provide the ability to discover Helm charts and install them on your Kubernetes cluster. Repositories were introduced in "Chapter 1: Understanding Kubernetes and Helm" on page 305, Understanding Kubernetes and Helm, as an HTTP server that includes an
index.yaml file containing metadata related to charts present in the repository. In previous chapters, we made use of charts that were sourced from various upstream repositories and also implemented our own repository using GitHub Pages. Each of these repositories is freely available for use for whoever may be interested. However, Helm does support incorporating additional security measures to protect the content stored within the repository, including the following:
- Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) encryption
While the majority of public Helm repositories do not require any form of authentication, Helm does allow users...